For years, I thought I would only be happy doing full-time vocational ministry. I couldn’t imagine what life would be like if I wasn’t doing ministry. My mindset was stuck in a limited understanding of what it meant to serve God.
In a time of distracting external stimuli and pessimistic narratives, finding real peace is the most difficult thing in this world.
J.I. Packer was a titan of theology. A prolific writer, as well as a sought after professor, he faithfully served the church for over 70 years. In honour of his recent passing, here are Converge’s top 20 JI Packer quotes.
The genuine Christian must seek to be more excellent in his life than the best moralist, because Christ’s garden ought to produce the best flowers in all the world.
These verses contain a clear message about the idolatry of technology. When the gifts of God become our Alpha and Omega, they are an idol, hard stop. We become like the things we desire and worship.
There are key strategies which, if done in faith by grace (i.e. not striving in your own flesh, but believing that the victory has already been won) will help you walk in freedom from sexual sin.